When Roy Lunk wrote his first book on the history of his home community of Des Allemands, he had modest ambitions – perhaps a few hundred people would take interest, he thought, and at the very least his children would have a reference point to learn about the rich history of their home. […]
Surrounded by family, friends and colleagues, St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne held up a photograph taken as he was first sworn into office in 1996. Among those in the shot was his daughter, Rochelle, then just 12 years old. […]
Derrick Rawls has loved fighting as long as he can remember.
The Paradis native grew up watching the choreographed battles of the WWE, where his favorite wrestler Stone Cold Steve Austin ruled the ring. Spawned from that interest, he developed an appreciation of the burgeoning sport of mixed martial arts, and eventually began honing the craft of jiu jitsu. […]
A man was arrested and booked in St. Charles and Jefferson Parishes on multiple counts of fraud connected to an alleged major scam that involved using the stolen identities of children to create false identities that were then sold and used to purchase high dollar items. […]
In four days Destrehan and Hahnville high school 2020 graduates will walk across the stage in segmented ceremonies at Kenner’s Pontchartrain Center – but it won’t happen without a fight from DHS’s Meghan Morales and HHS’s Sophia Distefano. […]
Nearly five months after a tugboat accident that claimed the life of boat captain Shawn Pucheu and two other men in Luling, members of Pucheu’s family gathered near the Luling bridge on Father’s Day to celebrate the life of not only a devoted father to his own children, but a father figure for members of his extended family as well. […]
For not a tragic accident that cost him his life at the age of 16, Don Raymond would be fresh off celebrating his 68th birthday. But though his life was cut short, he left a lasting legacy as a phenom – and a pioneer – in prep athletics. […]